On April 28 and 29, 2014, the Advisory Panel on Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options convened to prioritize new research topics and select a subset of topics for further consideration. Topic briefs developed to support the research prioritization process are listed below. The panel also reviewed the topic briefs for the PCORnet Interventional Study.

Clinical Effectiveness Research - Topic Briefs

Topic 1: Treatment Strategies for Atrial Fibrillation

Topic 2: Treatment Strategies for Intermittent Claudication

Topic 3: Behavioral Interventions for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Topic 4: Biologics for Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Topic 5: Major Depressive Disorders

Topic 6: Nonsurgical Treatment for Cervical Disc and Neck Pain

Topic 7: Renal Replacement Therapies

Topic 8: Imaging Technologies in Cancer

Topic 9: Eye Disease

Topic 10: Mindfulness-Based Interventions

Topic 11: Concussion Management

Topic 12: Strategies for Detecting Mild Cognitive Impairment

Topic 13: Management Strategies for Community-Dwelling Individuals with Dementia

Topic 14: Treatment Strategies for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

Topic 15: Prevention and Care in Periodontal Disease

Topic 16: Managing Derious Emotional Disorders in Children and Teens    

PCORnet Interventional Study – Topic Briefs

Topic 1: Stroke Prevention in Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation

Topic 2: Role of Spacers in Asthma

Topic 3: Optimal Maintenance Aspirin Dose for Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Topic 4: Web-based Training for Weight Reduction

Topic 5: Interventions to Maximize and Maintain Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery

Topic 6: Optimal Second Line Treatment for Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes    

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